Team at Purslane to open new restaurant

Dùthchas edinburgh

Edinburgh fine dining restaurant Purslane have announced the opening of a sister restaurant in Leith, and it will be open next week.

The new restaurant will be at the site of the recently closed Aurora restaurant on Great Junction Street and will be called Dùthchas.

Dùthchas edinburgh

“We are excited to share our news with everyone that we are taking over the premises recently occupied by Aurora.

We will be looking to open Dùthchas in the next week after a quick freshen-up and taking bookings for dinner Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and Saturday and Sunday lunch.
We are having some phone issues but for any booking enquiries please call 07411 443211 or get in touch through Purslane. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Dùthchas ”

Best of luck!



Dùthchas, 187 Great Junction Street, Leith, EH6 5LQ


07411 443211




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

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